Music of the Baroque Celebrates Easter With Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

In anticipation of Easter, Music of the Baroque presents Bach’s, St. Matthew Passion. The music that continues to spread compassion and hope will be presented by soloists tenors Gwilym Bowen and Paul Appleby, soprano Tess Altiveros, mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó, and baritones Brandon Cedel and Roderick Williams. Dame Jane Glover conducts Music of the Baroque chorus and orchestra, along with the Anima—Glen {…}

Lyric Opera of Chicago & Music of the Baroque to Preview ‘Mozart Immersive: The Soul of A Genius’

(Credit: Kyle Flubacker) The new immersive projection exhibit “Mozart Immersive: The Soul of A Genius” will be previewed after a special performance by members of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Music of the Baroque. Following vocal and orchestral performances, Constantine Orbelian, the conductor responsible for the musical score, will discuss insights about the exhibit. Attendees will then be given {…}

Elizabeth DeShong, Roderick Williams, David Portillo, Lauren Snouffer, Reginald Mobley Headline Music of the Baroque’s 2022-23 Season

Music of the Baroque has announced its 2022-23 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal and operatic performances for the Chicago-based company. The season kicks off with Händel’s “Jephtha” starring David Portillo, Lauren Snouffer, Clara Osowsi, Aryeh Nussbaum-Cohen, Neal Davies, and Katelyn Lee. Dame Jane Glover conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 18 & 19, {…}